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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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Boosting Company Philanthropy in the Age of COVID-19

In these uncertain times, philanthropy is more crucial than ever. One innovative company, A World For Good, is devoted to encouraging corporate philanthropy by helping companies involve their employees and customers in their giving and making their philanthropy an integral part of their marketing plan.

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A Historic Boston Brand Stands Up to Help Greater Boston

In March, the Nike Foundation donated $500,000 to the Boston Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund, just days after the fund was established. The story behind this generous gift reaches into the history of another athletic wear giant, Converse, which was purchased by Nike in 2003. It also shares some interesting parallels with the Boston Foundation’s own history.

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TBF in the Media

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Nike's COVID-19 Community Response

Nike’s leaders, the Nike Foundation and Nike have announced their commitment of more than $15 million to COVID-19 response efforts, including TBF's COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Health Starts at Home Interim Findings report

This report from Health Resources in Action shares some of the promising early findings from our Health Starts at Home partners on the impact of coordinated health and housing supports for housing and health care unstable families in Greater Boston.

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TBF News: Winter 2020

In the Winter 2020 newsletter, meet Luc Schuster, Senior Director of Boston indicators. Plus, education takes center stage with a new report on Boston's alarming decline in school-aged children and a preview of a new five-year plan from the Superintendent of Boston Public Schools.

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